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The phrase “made in China” is getting a closer look by police.

Earlier this week Beijing police busted a major iPhone counterfeiting operation in China. Police say the factory that was raided produced more than 40,000 phones, some of which made it here to America. Nine people were arrested in the raid including a married couple that was leading the whole thing.

They allegedly set up the factory with six assembly lines in January. In an attempt to stay under the radar that factory was made to look like a gadget maintenance business. Instead the couple hired hundreds of workers to repackage second hand smartphone components as iPhones for export.  read more »